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Hanifa Abubakar
11 May
Hashimu Isyaku, the second suspect in the murder case of Hanifa Abubakar, the five-year-old girl that was kidnapped and subsequently killed in December 2021 in Kano, has revealed his involvement in the circumstances surrounding Hanifa’s death.
Hanifa Abubakar
10 May
The murder case of late Hanifa Abubakar, a five years old pupil of Noble Kids Academy, Kano, allegedly killed by her proprietor resumed on Monday at the state high court. The prime suspect in the murder, Abdulmaliq Tanko, while opening his defense admitted to one of the criminal charges of kidnapping the victim. Tanko, along…
9 Mar
Justice Usman Na'aba has overruled allegations of threat to life, confession under-duress and torture raised by Abdulmaliq Tanko, the prime suspect in the murder case of Hanifa Abubakar, a five-year-old pupil of Noble Kiddies Academy. At the resumption of the criminal trial on Wednesday, Justice Na'aba declared that there was no substantive evidence brought before…
2 Mar
Journalists have been restricted access to cover the proceedings of Hanifa's murder case presently sitting at Kano high court, Audu Bako, Secretary. As early as 9:00 am, reporters from mainstream media had arrived at the court premise Wednesday to cover the hearing of the criminal case against three suspects Abdulmaliq Tanko, Hasymu, and Fatima. They…
15 Feb
Three suspects in the murder case of Hanifa Abubakar have denied killing the five- years-old girl murdered and buried in a shallow grave at her school premise in Kano.
Hanifa Abubakar
9 Feb
A Kano State High Court has directed the state’s Ministry of Justice to provide alleged killers of the five-year-old, Hanifa Abubakar with legal representation.
7 Feb
A Kano State high court has directed the state ministry of Justice to provide the alleged murderers of the five years old Hanifa Abubakar with legal representation before the procedure of the prosecution. Justice Usman Na'aba of the high court six sitting at Audu Bako secretariat gave the order on Monday when the prosecution arraigned…
Hanifa Abubakar
3 Feb
Kano State government has filed five counts against Abdulmaliq Tanko and two others for allegedly killing five-year-old Hanifa Abubakar in their Dakata quarters, Nassarawa Local Council of the state.
Hanifa Abubakar
2 Feb
Kano State Government has filed five counts against Abdulmaliq Tanko and two others for the alleged murder of five-year-old Hanifa Abubakar. Tanko, along with Hashimu Isiyaku and Fatima Musa, are already standing on trial before Senior Magistrate Muhammad Jibrin bordering on culpable homicide, kidnapping, concealing, and confinement of a kidnapped person. The suspects were accused…
30 Jan
The spate of violence being unleashed on our students in schools, particularly females, has become very alarming and it is time to save the students, from kidnappers, abductors, murderers and rapists.
Hanifa Abubakar
30 Jan
Sir: For decades, Nigeria especially the Northern region has been faced with a lot of atrocities, ranging from kidnapping, banditry, rape and lots more of heinous and criminal acts.
26 Jan
Violence erupted in Kaduna State, yesterday, when a herder was killed following an argument with some farmers over encroachment of animals.


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